The Search.quitelex.com page is a website that may look like a legit search engine. But it is connected with other fake search engines like this and that is why considered as a browser hijacker. There are a lot of different ways for this kind of page to be installed. It uses deception and tricks and then messes with your browser settings. This software has spread to lots of computers and it is advised to remove it as soon as possible.
Once this page is in, you will start to see it every time you open your internet browser. Search.quitelex.com messes with your browser settings, changing homepage and default search engine on Search.quitelex.com website. You will see this website every time you open your browser or use a browser search. Although Search.quitelex.com page is not malicious, it is still a browser hijacker and it can redirect you to different viral pages. You can be infected with various malware, by opening such website.
How does Search.quitelex.com get into my system?
For Search.quitelex.com, there are a few ways to be installed. In his case, the most usual way of installation is called bundling. It means that Search.quitelex.com installation is wrapped in the installation of another program. But the page creators are also using viral redirect and spamming to make users just open this page. And that`s why we advise you to remove Search.quitelex.com page from your computer as soon as possible. Check our removal guide below and follow the instructions.
Removal tool for Search.quitelex.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search.quitelex.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):